Nick Bunker

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Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker is the Economic Research Director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.


State of the Labor Market

June 2020 Jobs Day Preview: Watch Out for the Ambiguities in Joblessness

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A rise in more permanent forms of unemployment would mean the economy is far less likely to bounce back quickly.


april saw 4.6 unemployed workers per job opening

State of the Labor Market

April 2020 Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

april saw 4.6 unemployed workers per job opening
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The labor market may have already hit bottom.


State of the Labor Market

May 2020 Jobs Report: A Surprising Bounceback, but May Not Endure

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The US economy gained 2.5 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 13.3%, down from 14.7% in April.


Coronavirus, State of the Labor Market

May 2020 Jobs Day Preview: Tracking the Spread of the Coronavirus Shock

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The cumulative change in employment since the pandemic began will give us a clearer picture of which industries have been hit hardest.


Coronavirus

Decline in Job Postings Trend Across Nearly All Job Titles

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The slowdown in job postings on Indeed is not only deep, but broad. Only 2.7% of all job titles are growing faster than their 2019 trend.


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